Meeting documents

SCC Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Panel
Wednesday, 28th September, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: The Deane House, Taunton

Contact: Patricia Jones, Governance Specialist in Democratic Services, Somerset County Council  Email:

No. Item

** Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe ** pdf icon PDF 35 KB


Apologies for Absence


Public Question Time

Please note that all statements and questions must relate to matters that fall within the Panel’s functions and responsibilities.


Members of the public who reside or work in the Avon and Somerset Force

area may submit a statement or petition or ask a maximum of two questions

at a Panel meeting.


Statements or questions should be e-mailed to or sent to the Democratic Services Team, County Hall Taunton TA1 4DY (marked for the attention of Patricia Jones). Statements must be received no later than 12.00 noon on 27th September 2022. Questions must be received no later than 3 clear working days before the meeting – 5pm Thursday 22nd September 2022. 



Declarations of Interest

The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected by contacting Patricia Jones in the Democratic Services Team on Tel: 07855 284506 or


Minutes of the meeting held on 28th June 2022 (AGM) pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To confirm as a correct record.


Chair's Business

The Chair will provide updates on:-

-       the transition of the Host Authority

-       the Panel’s briefing on 6th October 2022


Sustainability Update pdf icon PDF 67 KB

The Panel will receive an update report summarising activity and highlighting achievements in the first half of 2022/23.         


Rural Crime Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 775 KB

The Panel will receive a report providing assurance regarding the Constabulary’s approach to Rural crime.


Commissioner's Update Report pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To receive an update on the Commissioner’s activities since the last meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

Recommended – that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972,

the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of Item 10

on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of Exempt information as

defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.


Reason: Exempt Paragraph 1 Information relating to any individual.


Complaint Update (verbal)


Standing Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To provide the Panel with an overview of all complaints.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To note that there have been no changes to the work programme since the last meeting.


Information Report - Disproportionality Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 729 KB


Date of Next Meeting

10.30am on 8th December 2022 (venue to be confirmed).


Urgent Business - Performance Summary, National Police and Crime Measures pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To consider and discuss the latest performance information.